Opinion: As media professors surveying Colorado’s local-news landscape, we have good news and bad news
The fight to save local news will have profound implications for the future of our democracy. There is a winding road ahead.
Colorado’s county commissions will have guardrails on how they draw commissioner districts under new law
House Bill 1047, which aims to enhance transparency and create legal guidelines for a process previously left up to counties, was signed by Gov. Jared Polis.
Matriarch of Colorado outdoor volunteerism stepping down from “mothership of community stewardship”
Ann Baker Easley has served nearly 40 years growing and wrangling a network of volunteers across Colorado. She’s retiring from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado as funds flow and volunteers waitlists grow.
Colorado gave local governments more power to regulate oil and gas. And some are using it.
The legislature’s 2019 overhaul of drilling rules through Senate Bill 181 empowered some cities and counties to prioritize safety. But other energy-friendly areas have held back on flexing their new muscles.
Rep. Chris Kennedy: Let’s extend redistricting reform to Colorado’s county commissioners
Three Colorado counties elect some or all of their commissioners by individual districts, and there’s nothing in the law requiring them to draw fair maps.
Wyoming governor supports Weld County residents’ effort to join his state
Republican Gov. Mark Gordon said on Monday during an interview on KOA News Radio that "we would love that"
Weld County residents propose leaving Colorado again, this time to join Wyoming
A similar idea proposed in 2013 aimed to form a new state with several northern Colorado counties. It failed.
Colorado’s tire dumps were supposed to be gone by now. They grew instead.
Stacked up, burned up, shredded up, hyped up, Colorado’s nation-leading dumps of used tires are ripe for recycling, but never quite get there.
County Line Road in Erie is a coronavirus response fault line
Businesses along the road marking the line between Weld and Boulder counties struggle with conflicting coronavirus regulations.
Colorado GOP dismisses concerns about fraud at its caucuses. But one leader calls it a whitewashed report.
A special commission found more problems at the party caucuses in Weld County than previously known, but argued none of it amounted to criminal behavior
$5 million bond for man accused of killing 12-year-old Greeley girl in 1984
Prosecutors said that there was enough circumstantial evidence to charge Steve Pankey, 69, with the killing of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews
Colorado lawmakers demand counties comply with coronavirus restrictions to access relief money
A bill offering $37 million in direct aid to needy businesses would cut out places -- like Weld County -- that refuse to adhere to state COVID-19 mandates
Mask rules in jails vary from county to county as pandemic worsens in Colorado
In El Paso County, site of one of the largest coronavirus outbreaks in the state people who are jailed only recently started receiving cloth masks to protect themselves
More Coloradans than ever voted this year, and the state’s turnout ranks in the top 5 nationwide
Members of both major parties and unaffiliated voters all cast ballots at record-high rates, but Democratic counties led the way
“Flaring” at oil and gas wells to be curtailed as Colorado regulators adopt some of nation’s strictest rules
The practice of burning off natural gas is relatively rare in Colorado, but tough rules on flaring and venting may help the state meet greenhouse gas reduction goals.
Colorado vote tracker: Here’s a look at turnout in the 2020 election
A statewide analysis and breakdown of the top 11 counties shows Democrats hold the vote edge in Colorado
Weld County grand jury indicts man in 1984 Greeley cold-case murder of 12-year-old girl
Steven Pankey was indicted on five charges, including first-degree murder. Jonelle Matthews disappeared on Dec. 20, 1984.
Oil and gas does about-face as six-week overhaul of Colorado drilling regulations begins
Operators for years groused about the danger of a “patchwork” of regulations. Now they’re focused on letting local governments have control.
Colorado’s red flag gun law was used 73 times in its first 7 months. Here’s how the rollout has gone.
Denver County saw the highest number of red flag cases at 25. El Paso and Jefferson counties were tied for second with eight cases each.